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Apr 10, 2013 11:30pm PDT
is ktvu channel 2 news -- this is the 10:00 p.m. news on ktvu channel 2 news. >> it is supposed to open in 5 months but they can no longer commit and the bridge may not open on time. i am ken wayne. >> i am julie haener. the broken bolts may delay the opening. what caused the problem and how do they plan to fix it? two big questions still unanswered tonight. continuing coverage now, ktvu's noelle walker is live at treasure island and tells us whatever the fix it won't be quick. >> reporter: the question tonight is will there be a celebration of opening that span on labor day or will it be delayed? >> reporter: the bay bridge is years behind schedule and over budget now bad bolts are putting the opening in question. >> this is one of the first real correction problems we have had on the project and we will try to lick it and get open on labor day. >> reporter: they told the committee they are looking at four solutions to fix 32 fractured bolts but expressed doubt about when it could be fixed. the bolts are designed to prevent the bridge from moving side to side during an earthquake.
FOX
Apr 15, 2013 6:00pm PDT
: [ inaudible question ] >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >>> an acts of terror rips threw the boston marathon and has americans on high alert. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> a press conference wrapped up in boston with new information and the headline is a third person died, 130 injured. we are now in our 6th hour of continuing coverage. we are speaking to residents impacted by this tragedy. we begin with ktvu's eric rasmussen who is in the news room, covering the bombings since shortly after noon about an explosion near the boston marathon. >> reporter: you want to talk headlines, another one is the fbi has now taken over the lead in this investigation. there are reports from emergency rooms in boston tonight that doctors have pulled ball bearings from some of the victims and tonight we have video showing a photographer's view standing right there at the finish line. seconds later there was a second blast. thousands of people crowded into that area near the finish line on boylston street. that was
FOX
Apr 18, 2013 6:00pm PDT
with the tragedy. ktvu's patti lee has more. >> reporter: a line of people stretched around the block to enter the cathedral of the holy cross. >> everyone has come together as a community, as a nation and the world. >> reporter: thousands waited on the streets for a look at the first family. for many the tragedy at the finish line at the boston marathon represent as threat to the way americans live. they wanted hear reassurance from their president. >> i hope that -- i think it may have to change but it is sad that it does -- we have to go through this. >> reporter: president obama paid respects to those killed and wounded and promised this was not the end. >> i am proud and i feel so much better about, you know, taking the next step to recovery. >>> for those who could not attend this stretch of boylston street is serving as a standing and by this afternoon this memorial grown in size. >> we will take everything and move it somewhere safe. >> reporter: he is the protector of the memorial here and promised to patrol it at night so others could find strength in community. patti
FOX
Apr 10, 2013 10:00pm PDT
, this is ktvu channel 2 news -- this is the 10:00 p.m. news on ktvu channel 2 news. >> it is supposed to open in 5 months but they can no longer commit and the bridge may not open on time. i am ken wayne. >> i am julie haener. the broken bolts may delay the opening. what caused the problem and how do they plan to fix it? two big questions still unanswered tonight. continuing coverage now, ktvu's noelle walker is live at treasure island and tells us whatever the fix it won't be quick. >> reporter: the question tonight is will there be a celebration of opening that span on labor day or will it be delayed? >> reporter: the bay bridge is years behind schedule and over budget now bad bolts are putting the opening in question. >> this is one of the first real correction problems we have had on the project and we will try to lick it and get open on labor day. >> reporter: they told the committee they are looking at four solutions to fix 32 fractured bolts but expressed doubt about when it could be fixed. the bolts are designed to prevent the bridge from moving side to side during an
CBS
Apr 11, 2013 5:30pm PDT
are expressing excitement about a nasa project supported by the president. ktvu's robert handa is live where scientists talked about studying astroids is crucial. >>> the presidented -- >> reporter: the president said it should be a higher budget priority than returning to the moon and today many say it is a spart decision, especially -- smart decision, especially if we can to go deeper into space. >> reporter: nasa wants to make the initiative reality. the $1.5 million project could send a space capture to redirect a largasttroid to orbit near the moon and they will send scientists to the asteroid to study it. he led an expedition when a meat crashed 5 -- meteor crashed five years ago. >> one type of astroids tells a story about the earth, how did things became the way they are at the moment. >> reporter: a spokeswoman said the mission is a big step towards mars. >> we need to build capabilities to send humans to mars and this mission to anasttroid will help us understand -- an asteroid will help us understand more. >> reporter: one part tells us about ourselves. >> it tells a st
CBS
Apr 11, 2013 5:00pm PDT
leyland lee was arrested in february and held without bail. ktvu channel 2 news the district attorney -- the district attorney told us a continuation of the hearing will be rescheduled. he threatened him because he was angry about his gun control legislation. . >>> teenager will stand trial for the killing of a one-year- old. then 16-year-old frederick coleman was part of a shoot out and fired the bullet that killed hiram lawrence, jr. yesterday a judge ruled there was enough evidence to go to trial. it happened while he was filming a music video that disrepresented a gang and they were try -- disrespected a gang and they were trying to get revenge. >>> child molester is back in jail. mark gurries acknowledged in court that he violated probation by working for a perish in san jose. he was sentenced to 30 days in jail. officials gave permission for the work last october but he is a registered sex offender. >>> after years of promises to the former navy community, it will be turned into a new development, there is news the latest plan has fallen threw. ktvu's mike mibach is live with th
FOX
Apr 11, 2013 5:00pm PDT
, outside the hall of justice, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> threatening to take action  against leaders if they try to limit the authority of the man appointed to over see police reforms. trying oakland agreed to the appointment last month to avoid a takeover of the police department. he brought authority to demote commanders and fire the police chief. leaders issued a statement saying they look forward to collaboration. they say while there are areas of disagreement we hope to resolve them when he provides his budget. >>> the u.s. senate began debating the first new gun control legislation since the sandy hook elementary school shootings. california senators agree the debate should move forward. >> reporter: dianne feinstein and barbara boxer voted yes to open debate. the senate will begin voting tuesday. first up a bill to expans background checks -- expand background checks and they will concern the assault weapons bad and school security. congresswoman nancy pelosi is hopeful they will pass these measures. >> if the public, including members of the nra understand t
FOX
Apr 11, 2013 6:00pm PDT
return to court in three weeks. health and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a 17-year-old accused of shooting a toddler in oakland has been ordered to stand trial. a judge ruled there is enough evidence for frederick coleman to face a jury on murder. he is accused of killing hiram lawrence, jr. when he shot at a group of people in november twenty 11. >>> -- 2011. >>> child molester who volunteered as a church was sentenced today. mark gurries was given permission by a official to volunteer at the festival in october. but today he admitted working with the children was in violation of his probation. he was convicted of child molestation in 2010 and is required to register as a sex offender. >>> san francisco's police chief is backing down from his -- down from his plan to arm police officers with stan guns. ktvu's david stevenson has more. >> reporter: he said it would be a waste of time and money because the officers would be limited on when they could use them. >> reporter: san francisco police chief greg suhr said today that for now he is giving up on a program to ar
FOX
Apr 16, 2013 12:00pm PDT
morning has forced a power alert in the san jose area. let's get straight out to ktvu's tara moriarty who is in san jose with what is going on right now. tara? >> reporter: sabotage or stealing copper. these are some theories being floated around out here. regarding what happened this morning, vandalism to the pg&e substakes and also some -- sub station and also vandalism down the road on monterey street here. authorities say some fiber cables were cut shutting down cell and landline service for thousands of at&t customers in the san jose and gilroy area. that means 911 calls were affected, although we don't know the extent of the problem just yet. this video shows the scene headed northbound on monterey. there's a fleet of pg&e and at&t service vehicles. this is the area from which sheriff's deputies say people heard 30 to 40 gunshots around 1:45 this morning. >> the substation has vandalized earlier this morning. there was damage done. there was an oil leak to the substation and we're currently working to assess the situation. >> reporter: pg&e reported a breach in one of the fences. ou
FOX
Apr 18, 2013 5:00pm PDT
still in the hospital recovering from the bombings. ktvu's patti lee is live in boston where the first lady met with -- lady met with aaron hern and his family today. >> reporter: aaron hern was one of three children who met with michelle obama today. we got a picture. here it is. you can see aaron hern just had surgery yesterday. he is recovering well and his mother reports that he should be out of the icu as early as tomorrow. tonight you could see many people have come here. those of them not lucky enough to meet with the first family came here to pay tribute. >> boston marathon sign flies over the memorial where thousands of people are coming to pay their respects. >> there has to be something to remind us that we are americans. and all one people. the gathering place was the church of the holagaroses -- cathedral of the holy cross where president obama paid tribute to the victims. >> so beautiful that everyone has come together as a community, as a nation and the world. >> reporter: they waited for hours along with thousands of others for a service designed to start the healing pr
FOX
Apr 11, 2013 10:00pm PDT
was a capital corridor heading from san jose. >>> now to a story you will see only on 2. ktvu has obtained surveillance video of a man police want to talk to in connection with a child molestation that took place this week. the assault happened in a place where the girl should have felt safe, deborah. >> reporter: the 10-year-old girl was at a counseling appointment in this office building near serramonte mall. when her therapist let her go to the restroom alone. >> he glances at the grita. >> reporter: the young man opened this home may have just minutes before mosted a 10-year- old girl. >> we just want to get this person caught. >> reporter: the girl says she was at a counseling session when her therapist let her walk down this hall then several more steps alone to the common restroom. but as she unlocked and opened the door a man came up behind her. >> followed her in where he sexually assaulted her, then he exited and left. >> reporter: showing up on store surveillance. he was gone from the ross store when police arrived. the young victim had reported the assault immediately.
FOX
Apr 17, 2013 10:00pm PDT
people to evacuate the town because of concerns about ammonia fumes. stay with ktvu. we will be updating this story throughout tonight's newscast. >>> now to our continuing coverage of the boston bombings, and what may be a major development tonight. we're learning aauthorities are circulating images of not one, but two men with backpacks spotted near the finish line of the marathon. >> reporter: there was a flurry of activity today, indicating officials were ready to make a major announcement, but a scheduled news conference was postponed, then canceled. the image is said to show one leaving a backpack near the finish line. there's no indication authorities have learned the men's name, or other details, a boston tv station obtained other pictures of one of the men fleeing the bomb site, his clothes are ripped. he moves dazed through the crowd. the man who took the pictures has his theories. >> either he was badly burned and panicked and flying, other he was fleeing for some other reason. >> we're all seeing more images of the bomb components. pictures of this battery and wire were relea
FOX
Apr 15, 2013 5:00pm PDT
attack, that is what it is being called by the white house. we go straight to ktvu's jana katsuyama who is mobterring -- monitoring what is happening in boston right now. >> that street is very quiet right now, very different from 2:50 p.m. eastern time. at this hour the latest information on the victims we understand from boston police, two people were killed. that includes an 8-year-old child, more than 50 injured. it has been very difficult looking all day at these images, we wanted to give you an over all look at what happened this morning. >> reporter: two blasts turned the boston marathon's finish line sign a scene of chaos and panic. the bombs seconds apart, near a line of international flags, they shattered nearby windows and knocked runners off their feet. witnesses saw people on the ground crying for people. many lost limbs. >> trying to put pressure on the wounds, whatever we could do. >> reporter: emergency responders rushed to help the injured and get them to ambulances on boylston street. others were rushed to medical centers. >> a few didn't unfortunately make it and
FOX
Apr 19, 2013 12:00pm PDT
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> starting now continuing coverage of the massive manhunt for the only surviving suspect in the boston bombings, good afternoon, i am mike in for tori campbell, the manhunt continues this hour as police search for 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev, he is the youngest, they are brothers, 26-year-old tamerlan tsarnaev was shot and killed by police overnight. the majority of this manhunt is focused in watertown. we have team coverage for you, patti lee is in watertown, and we begin with jennifer davis, liver in boston where a shelt shelter in place was lifted 90 minutes ago. >> reporter: we are seeing more activity but this city still very much on edge. officials say they need a little bit more time as they continue to hunt for this suspect who they have not yet apprehended. police telling everyone to lock their doors and stay inside as a manhunt is underway for the suspect in the marathon bombing. >> asking people to shelter in place, in other words to stay indoors with their doors locked
FOX
Apr 17, 2013 12:00pm PDT
will be taking place at 2:00 p.m. pacific time. you can watch the conference live right here on ktvu channel 2. >>> authorities in wawrkt are on -- washington, d.c. are on high alert this hour after a series of threats involving the poison ricin. one letter was sent to president obama. another to a u.s. senator. this morning a suspicious package trigger add lockdown on capitol hill. scott mcfarland joins us now with word the lockdown has now been lifted. scott? >> reporter: just a short while ago, janet, not just a suspicious package but two suspicious letters tested as well, -- letters as well, all tested, all cleared. police officers and explosive sniffing dogs outside and inside the entrances on capitol hill. you can also see a hazardous materials truck there. lights flashing near the u.s. senate russell building. the third floor of the building locked down for a while today, including a hallway with the offices of pennsylvania democratic senator bob casey. >> there was a letter on this floor that was delivered that apparently is no longer a concern about, but in the interest of b
FOX
Apr 15, 2013 10:00pm PDT
. reporting live ken wayne, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a 12-year-old boy from martinez is morning those injured in today's bombings. we're told he was struck in the thigh with shrapnel. tonight his mother said he is in stable condition but remains hospitalized in intensive care. a family friend said that aaron hern was running to meet his mother after she had crossed the finish line. he is expected to return for a second surgery on wednesday. she said the family will remain in boston for at least a week. family friends say the boy's younger sister and father were with him at the time of the blast but aaron was the only family member hurt. >>> the fact that the bomber targeted a sports event wasn't lost on thousands of fans following the teams in the bay area tonight. our live team coverage continues with deborah villalon. she's at the site of two games tonight, side by side, deborah. >> reporter: yeah the a's and warriors both at home tonight and both getting extra security because of what happened in boston. >> reporter: kick off tonight and a sold out crowd. they don't realize bomb sn
KICU
Apr 12, 2013 7:00pm PDT
them to withhold judgment until all the facts come out. we are live in gilroy, ktvu channel 2 news. >> you can go to ktvu.com to get the latest of this case, you can find it under the bay area under the home page. >>> it happened about 4: 30 near the corner of 16 and guerrero street. when two people got out of the car and one of them shot him in the shoulder. they believed he was targeted. they're investigating and no arrest have been made. police are warning of the kidnapping outside of the elementary school. after 2: 30 yesterday afternoon, a 5-year-old boy was approached by a stranger trying to pick him up in front of a school elementary. that's when the school staff member intervened sdd the suspect ran away. he was described as a black man with a short buzz haircut. >>> 15-year-old austin price, the sophomore of the school was struck and killed last night by a train. he was reported playing a game of chicken with his friends at the time. the students gathered at the site to mourn the young man. >> we talked a lot about staying off of the train tracks and the safety around the
FOX
Apr 13, 2013 10:00pm PDT
. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. >>> another candlelight vigil for a bay area shooting victim, but this time it's for a young man shot and killed by police and the family has some tough questions tonight. good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> i'm maureen naylor in for heather holmes. >> friends and family run remembered a union city man shot and kill by police earlier this month. while officers say they were defending themselves the family wants to know more,ate hernandez is live with the high- profile attorney helping the family. >> reporter: jade. >> reporter: maureen, we're standing not far from where amos smith lost his life. police say it was a routine traffic stop until he pulled a weapon and that weapon was found at scene of the accident, but smith's family says they want closure. standing near the corner of dyer street and meteor drive, they hold a sign, "shot yelled, not to kill." she said union city police haven't say why he was stopped. >> i miss my son very much. he was a good, young man. >> reporter: amos' mo
CBS
Apr 11, 2013 6:00am PDT
vallejo, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> a man was gunned down in richmond. dozens were there where he was shot and killed late tuesday morning. oh was taking part in a job training program when several gunmen opened fire. richmond's police chief was also there at that vigil and he called on witnesses at the shooting to come forward. they say actually violent crime is down and so far there are 37 reported shootings in vallejo last year, 40 in 2011. homicides have gone down as well, 18 at this time last year, down to lend. two senators have introduced legislation to expand background checks on gun buyers. the national rifle association is responding to the proposed legislation. >>> he is reportedly dropping his stungun proposal. he planned on giving stunguns to 5% of the police force but that decision came after they demanded and he is still exploring ways to do that. and it allegedly shows her using an unknown object to strike a student. this cell phone video was apparently shot by an elk grove teacher and we have a crew on the way. security cameras are being inn fa
KICU
Apr 11, 2013 11:30pm PDT
was a capital corridor heading from san jose. >>> now to a story you will see only on 2. ktvu has obtained surveillance video of a man police want to talk to in connection with a child molestation that took place this week. the assault happened in a place where the girl should have felt safe, deborah. >> reporter: the 10-year-old girl was at a counseling appointment in this office building near serramonte mall. when her therapist let her go to the restroom alone. >> he glances at the grita. >> reporter: the young man opened this home may have just minutes before mosted a 10-year- old girl. >> we just want to get this person caught. >> reporter: the girl says she was at a counseling session when her therapist let her walk down this hall then several more steps alone to the common restroom. but as she unlocked and opened the door a man came up behind her. >> followed her in where he sexually assaulted her, then he exited and left. >> reporter: showing up on store surveillance. he was gone from the ross store when police arrived. the young victim had reported the assault immediately.
KICU
Apr 16, 2013 11:30pm PDT
children have once again come under attack on u.s. soil. we have team coverage tonight. ktvu's deborah villalon has been exploring one theory about the person responsible. but we begin in the newsroom with ken wayne and the kitchen appliance used to make those bombs. >> reporter: investigators have made significant progress in the 34 hours since the attacks. they've determined who pressure cookers were used as bombs. investigators combing the blast area say they determined the items used in the bombs. they found the remains of a pressure cooker. they also recovered this pack it apparently contained one of the crude devices. >> it was determined that both the explosives were placed in a dark colored nylon bag or backpack. the bag would have been heavy because of the components believed to be in it. >> reporter: a boston tv station showed this imagine of a bag next to a mailbox amidst the marathon crowd and the same area after the blast. evidence perhaps of a point of origin. the images have been turned over to authorities. more than 2,000 tips have come in. >> the fbi is conduct
FOX
Apr 16, 2013 10:00pm PDT
tonight. ktvu's deborah villalon has been exploring one theory about the person responsible. but we begin in the newsroom with ken wayne and the kitchen appliance used to make those bombs. >> reporter: investigators have made significant progress in the 34 hours since the attacks. they've determined who pressure cookers were used as bombs. investigators combing the blast area say they determined the items used in the bombs. they found the remains of a pressure cooker. they also recovered this pack it apparently contained one of the crude devices. >> it was determined that both the explosives were placed in a dark colored nylon bag or backpack. the bag would have been heavy because of the components believed to be in it. >> reporter: a boston tv station showed this imagine of a bag next to a mailbox amidst the marathon crowd and the same area after the blast. evidence perhaps of a point of origin. the images have been turned over to authorities. more than 2,000 tips have come in. >> the fbi is conducting the investigation. the fbi is very good at this. so i have no reason to believe
KICU
Apr 17, 2013 11:30pm PDT
with ktvu. we will be updating this story throughout tonight's newscast. >>> now to our continuing coverage of the boston bombings, and what may be a major development tonight. we're learning aauthorities are circulating images of not one, but two men with backpacks spotted near the finish line of the marathon. >> reporter: there was a flurry of activity today, indicating officials were ready to make a major announcement, but a scheduled news conference was postponed, then canceled. the image is said to show one leaving a backpack near the finish line. there's no indication authorities have learned the men's name, or other details, a boston tv station obtained other pictures of one of the men fleeing the bomb site, his clothes are ripped. he moves dazed through the crowd. the man who took the pictures has his theories. >> either he was badly burned and panicked and flying, other he was fleeing for some other reason. >> we're all seeing more images of the bomb components. pictures of this battery and wire were released, as were images of the shrapnel placed inside the pressure cooke
FOX
Apr 18, 2013 12:00pm PDT
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel two news at noon. >> not here in boston. [ applause ] >> president obama says the terrorists picked the wrong city if he wanted to scare and shake the people of boston. good afternoon, i am john sasaki in for tori campbell. two days after the devastation in boston a explosion at a fertilizer plant in texas killed and injured many. it happened at a town near dallas. sal castaneda joins us with more. >> reporter: the explosion is blamed for the deaths of between 5 and 15 people according to authorities. the explosion's violent force was captured in this amateur video. watch closely as it quickly goes from bad to worse. >> -- sure the -- [ explosion ] >> officials say the explosion did not happen until nearly a half-hour after the initial fire. emergency responders already on the scene are among some of the missing feared dead. the scene is in the small community of west, texas, about an hour and a half south of dallas, it is near waco. the fertilizer plant had tank of anhad druse ammon ammonia, today the search
FOX
Apr 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
that they are around a particular house possibly a helicopter overhead. ktvu claudine wong is in our newsroom now. we have live pictures there claudine. i know you are watching all of the latest developments. what can you tell us? >> they are focusing in on that area. they also focused in on a reported vehicle that may be heading to the manhattan area. all of this information is coming this. and when you talk about a wide area they are talking about the entire boston metro area from watertown, massachusetts and the surrounding communities it's really a race to keep up with all of the information coming in. you have upwards of 10,000 officers. you have state police you can see on your screen there and you have every agency and feds out there trying to make sure that they track down this man they consider armed and dangerous. the one thing they have asked cameras to do and we expect the video to change is that they have asked the media boston police specifically they say do not show our tactical positions. we do not want the suspect what we are doing, where we are because it would comp
KICU
Apr 15, 2013 11:30pm PDT
. reporting live ken wayne, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a 12-year-old boy from martinez is morning those injured in today's bombings. we're told he was struck in the thigh with shrapnel. tonight his mother said he is in stable condition but remains hospitalized in intensive care. a family friend said that aaron hern was running to meet his mother after she had crossed the finish line. he is expected to return for a second surgery on wednesday. she said the family will remain in boston for at least a week. family friends say the boy's younger sister and father were with him at the time of the blast but aaron was the only family member hurt. >>> the fact that the bomber targeted a sports event wasn't lost on thousands of fans following the teams in the bay area tonight. our live team coverage continues with deborah villalon. she's at the site of two games tonight, side by side, deborah. >> reporter: yeah the a's and warriors both at home tonight and both getting extra security because of what happened in boston. >> reporter: kick off tonight and a sold out crowd. they don't realize bomb sn
FOX
Apr 18, 2013 10:00pm PDT
for attempting to transport ammonium without any type of safety plan. nicole collins, ktvu news. >>> one man had a close call with bothdisasters this week. joe birdy had just crossed the finish line then he went home to texas and took this photo of the explosion near waco. birdie says he feels lucky that he came out fine of both explosions. >>> a family in oakland is facing a gut wrenching decision tonight after their teenage son suffered a traumatic brain injury. police say the young man was riding a motorcycle when he ran a stop sign and hit a gold colored sign. the impact threw him in the air. an ambulance took him to highland hospital and tonight we've been told that he has no brain function. so now the family has to decide whether to remove him from life support. >>> in 90 seconds -- >> these poor little kids were crying and shaking. >> a shooting at a little league game. >> only on 2 -- >> tell me how you feel? >> the 6-1/1/2 ounce kid that saved this boy's life and reunited him with his brother. medications? i don't know. last immunization shots? really? honey, what's my
KICU
Apr 17, 2013 7:00pm PDT
police or the fbi. >> reporting live from fremont tonight, ktvu chan 2 news. >> boston face challenges. ahead, how one bay area hospital is playing a direct roll in that treatment. >>> we have developing news in a story out of washington d.c.. late today, federal agents arrested a man for sending a ricin laced letter. the fbi identified the suspect as 45-year-old paul kevin curtis of corinth, mississippi. the white house says no one there was ever in changer. >> i would underscore that the mail is screened, and these tests are undertaken at remote sites to mitigate the repeat of recipients. >>> a visibly angry president obama is calling this a shameful day after most senate republicans and a handful of democrats combined to vote down key measures intended to tighten federal gun control laws. >> the amendment is not agreed to. >> in rapid succession, the senate blocked measures that would have expanded background checks for gun purchase. president obama met with the victims of the newtown school shooting victims. he denounced senators who he said caved to political pressure. >> families
FOX
Apr 11, 2013 7:00am PDT
san francisco. stay with ktvu. we'll let you know as we find out more about the fire. we don't know if anyone has been injured or not. back to the desk. >>> thank you, sal. also happening now in san jose, within the past hour, firefighters raced to the scene of a popular south bay restaurant. ktvu's christien kafton joins us live from the scene to tell us what they found when they got there. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we're here at the shopping center. you can see the crew breaking it down. they were called out here to this pasta pamaadora. there was an alarm alerting them that a sprinklerhead activated. we have video shot by one of our ktvu producers on a mobile phone. you can see how seriously they -- they took this incident. by the time they arrived on scene five minutes after that initial call, they found there was, in fact, no fire here, just steam from a sprinkler dumping water in the kitchen at the pasta restaurant. firefighters say this happens occasionally. it appears at this time, that a stove may have been left on all night. at this point, no fire, no damage. t
FOX
Apr 12, 2013 10:00pm PDT
statement, he called the 16-year-old boy a good kid and a good student. in gilroy, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in canada, police reopened a rape case that is very similar to the one in the south bay. friends of ratea parsons held a vigil in halifax. parsons was allegedly raped two years ago. then pictures of the assault were posted online and she was bullied for months. this week the girl hanged herself. now they say they have new information. >>> new video tonight a fire in a fourpelx has displaced the residents of all four units. the fire started about 6:30 in one unit and it was gutted. another residence next to it was damaged. >> we had one person complain of smoke inhalation, they were treated at the site and chose not to go to the hospital. >> reporter: the two adults and two teenagers in the burned home got out safely. the red cross is providing lodging for all of the affects residents tonight. >>> oakland police are looking for a man who tried to kidnap a 5-year-old boy in front of an elementary school. the attempted kidnapping happened just about 2:30 in front of b
KICU
Apr 18, 2013 11:30pm PDT
safety plan. nicole collins, ktvu news. >>> one man had a close call with bothdisasters this week. joe birdy had just crossed the finish line then he went home to texas and took this photo of the explosion near waco. birdie says he feels lucky that he came out fine of both explosions. >>> a family in oakland is facing a gut wrenching decision tonight after their teenage son suffered a traumatic brain injury. police say the young man was riding a motorcycle when he ran a stop sign and hit a gold colored sign. the impact threw him in the air. an ambulance took him to highland hospital and tonight we've been told that he has no brain function. so now the family has to decide whether to remove him from life support. >>> in 90 seconds -- >> these poor little kids were crying and shaking. >> a shooting at a little league game. >> only on 2 -- >> tell >>> new at 10:00, gunfire at a little league game and now games are suspended until safety concerns are met. it's all happening in vallejo and that's where ktvu's deborah villalon is now on how where the league there is responding. deborah. >> r
FOX
Apr 11, 2013 6:00am PDT
will send information as the morning continues right now. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning to you, it is thursday april 11th, i am claudine wong, let's get a quick look at your weather and traffic. steve, i liked yesterday's weather but -- >> well, for those of you who up joyed -- who enjoyed the rain, 50s and 60s and the fog is back, here is sal. >>> well, i just got a tweet from bart that said bart is recovering from the san francisco line, and east bay due to equipment problems but they didn't say if they were no longer single tracking. southbound 101, traffic is looking good, let's go back to the desk. >>> a car smashed into a fire hydrant. water gusted up to 20 feet for more than an hour. the vehicle was carjacked from modesto and were chasing it at the time of the crash. >> they were pretty fast. if they crashed they just got out, they were gone. >> police are looking for the suspects but there are no suspect descriptions at this time. >>> four people were shot last night. tara moriarty just spoke to the police and is back right now to tell us
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Apr 11, 2013 12:00pm PDT
got a boost during the past two hours. new at noon, ktvu's sal castanedo joins us live to let us know the familiar names joining the effort. >> reporter: you said it. today at city hall some pretty big names participated in a meeting to try to secure the bay area's bid for the super bowl. now, bay area leaders are pulling out some nfl stars in its bid to host super bowl l. today mayor lee announced the 2000 new high-profile members of the team. >> it's my privilege to co a- announce -- co-announce two people, george receiveert and steve young, they -- seifert and steve young, they don't need introduction but i love to be able to mention them. >> reporter: both men say they want to help in any way they can to bring the big name to the bay area. >> it was, i believe in 1967 that the first super bowl was played in los angeles, california. it seems only fitting now that the nfl bring the 50th super bowl to northern california in the san francisco bay area. >> think about what we feel about the bay area. i mean, that's why it's one of the number one destination areas in the world. it makes
FOX
Apr 16, 2013 6:00pm PDT
continuing coverage tonight. ktvu crews have spent the day looking into the bay area's readiness for an act of terror. as well as looking into new clues that the fbi is uncovering in boston. we begin with john sasaki where he just spoke to the father of an 11-year-old hurt. >> reporter: i'm out here where they're having a fundraiser for the hern family. i spoke to his father and he tells me how 11-year-old aaron hern is doing after the injuries. he was waiting near the finish line with his father and sister when the bomb went off and he suffered a bomb injury. aaron is a sixth grader at martinez junior high school where flags are flying at half staff. the students and staff are doing what they can to help a family. in one class they're raising donations putting them in a jar. the entire family is well known in this martinez community. aaron's father attended the high school where he is now a teacher and aaron's mother also teaches there. students signed cards for aaron. and his father told me by phone that his son should make a full recovery. >> i am still angry. but when he's on the ground
FOX
Apr 17, 2013 6:00pm PDT
in boston, patti lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> as the investigation into the bombings continues, president obama is scheduled to travel to boston tomorrow for an interfaith service. he is expected to speak at holy cross cathedral. >>> we've seen runners around the bay area pay tribute to the people killed and injured in the boston marathon bombings, and take a look at this. the san francisco roadrunners club designed a run. if you look there, you can see it spells out the word boston. they designed this in the city's inner sunset. here now are members of that group. the runners say a number of club members ran the boston marathon and that all of them came home safe. >>> for the second day in a row, police were called to a small high school in san francisco's potrero hill neighborhood. david is live with what officers found at the school and why it's raising serious concerns. david? >> reporter: julie, two weapons found in two days at this san francisco school have parents and police worried. police patrol cars stood guard this morning, minutes after a stun gun incident between t
FOX
Apr 16, 2013 7:00am PDT
commenting a lot on any suspects, motives or persons. >> it's very fluid. stay tuned right here on ktvu channel 2. we'll bring you more details on this developing news when "mornings on 2" starting right after the break. back in my day. you couldn't just... guys... there you are. you know you couldn't just pause a show in one room, then... where was i... you couldn't pause a show in one room then start playing it in another. and...i'm talking to myself... [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. . >>> terror at the boston marathon. the fbi just wrapping up a news conference. we watched it live. we'll bring you the very latest updates. >> reporter: we're live near san jose where we just learned that vandals broke into a pga substation where now there is a leak. we'll tell you exactly how it happened next. >>> tragedy overnight from san jose. two deadly fires and a child is among the victims. >>> trouble on the peninsula. southbound 101. a truck has spilled tons of scrap metal, making for a very messy peninsula c
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Apr 18, 2013 6:00am PDT
. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, it is thursday, april 18thth, i am pam cook, thank you for joining us, let's check your weather and traffic, steve knows all about your weather. >>> we do have clear skies, temperatures will be warming up starting off in the 40s ending in the 60s and 70s. >>> this morning we have that big crash we have been telling you about, two lanes blocked, the big-rig is involved and our news chopper 2 is involved and looking at a monitor here and you can tell the traffic is just really terrible already leaving the livermore valley at the 680 interchange. and looking at traffic it is moving well. >>> pope frances offered his prayers and several firefighters rushing to the scene hours ago have not been heard from. the company west fertilizer is 20 miles north of waco texas. whopping wong has been following the story in our newsroom, claudine? >> reporter: we have some new information, and a missing law enforcement officer has been found, he is in crit
FOX
Apr 12, 2013 5:00am PDT
speak to ktvu on camera. we believe they live nearby. as of now the driver has not been charged with any crime. as you can manage imagine the water was flowing down the street. no homes sustained any flooding damage that we can see. no word on how much it will cost to fix the store. we don't know how fast the driver was going but if he is found at fault it will cost more than $10,000 to replace this fire hydrant. they have hoped off this area right here as you can see to keep folks away from it before crews can come out and replace that fire hydrant. live from oakland i'm tara moriarty. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> it is 5:01. last night a teenage boy was hit and kimed by an amtrak train in san lorenzo. deputies call the death a tragedy that should have never happened. lorraine blanco joins us from the railroad tracks where it occurred. good morning, lorraine. >> reporter: good morning. we talked with the coroner's office this morning. at this point they are not releasing the name of the teen killed in this tragic train accident. we are very close to san lorenzo high school. we are tryin
FOX
Apr 19, 2013 7:00am PDT
. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. is this ktvu mornings on 2. >>> good morning to you. welcome to mornings on 2 i'm dave clark. >> good morning i'm pam cook. it is friday april 19th. tori campbell has the day off. >> we begin our team coverage with that breaking news in the boston marathon bombing case. one suspect is dead and a massive man hunt is underway right now for the second suspect. look at the pictures, all of this happening in the city of watertown just outside of boston. ktvu's claudine wong has been on this story reporting the late breaking developments since 4:30 this morning. you're back in our newsroom with more on the man hunt and those suspects. >> reporter: we're getting so much information into our newsroom from the scene and about those suspects as we continue to investigate the people behind or the people accused of this boston marathon. the focus is this man hunt. let's take you live to the scene so you can see the situation. you can see a lot of police officers still standing by. what you're looking at right now in watertown massachusetts is just
CBS
Apr 11, 2013 7:00am PDT
automatic sprinkler system. we're live in san jose, christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> it was a violent night on the streets of vallejo. police say four people were wounded in a terrifying shooting. tara moriarty has been talking to police this morning. she's back now at the vallejo police headquarters. tara? >> reporter: well, part of the challenge for investigators in this case is that the victims are not cooperating with police. that may indicate that they know who shot at them. now, last night around 10:15. that's when this incident unfolded. investigators found shell cases. this spread across the 18 and 1900 blocks of mini drive. the suspects were firing pistols at the white car. bullets shattered the back window and it crashed into a parked car not occupied. officers found a man and woman inside the white car who had been shot. meanwhile, two male victims ran out of the car and were pounding on neighbors' doors for help. the motive for this shooting is unknown. >> i've been here for 26 years. when i started it was the crack cocaine epidemic and crooks were shooting crooks,
CBS
Apr 12, 2013 6:00am PDT
this fire hydrant. live in oakland i'm tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. >>> three teens have been arrested in a sexual assault of a saratoga high school student. and that student took her own life after a photo of the assault was posted online. ktvu's claudine wong is live in san jose with information on what the victim's parents plan to say in a news conference and the changes they say they hope will result from this tragedy. >> reporter: the three boys being charged in this case are at juvenile center here in san jose this morning. each face three charges of misdemeanor and two felonies in the connection with the death of audrey pot. she committed suicide last september. her family's attorney says the sexual assault and cyber bullying led to her death. the family released the pictures of a girl who is a vivacious teen with an infectious laugh and a gorgeous smile. she went to a party at a friends house. the parents of that friend were out of town and she got drunk and passed out. while unconscious she was sexually assaulted and committed suicide eight days later. >> the parents
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Apr 15, 2013 6:00am PDT
. >>> and we will show you the latest with tax day, ktvu channel 2 morning news continues in just a moment. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on this monday morning, april 15th, it is tax day and i am pam cook. >> and i am dave clark, steve is talking about wind today. >> wind is taxes and most people don't like that wind, most people are saying, i hate that wind but it is kicking up its heels officially we have a wind advisory and the strongest gusts will come through and it will be mostly sunny and in the 60s, here is sal. >>> traffic continues to move along well driving past the lit windy and as steve has mentioned, it will get windier, metering lights are on soon, let's go back to a tee lay. >>> this is breaking news we have been following and sheriff's deputies say an early morning attack may be tied to violent street gangs which happened on story road, here is new information, janine? >> reporter: we just learned that the victim was actually shot in the back of the head originally they thought he was stabbed originally they tol
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Apr 12, 2013 12:00pm PDT
year here. reporting live, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thanks for that report. >> three teens were under arrest with connection of the sexual assault of a high school student who later committed suicide. awe dropout took her own life days after someone posted the assault on facebook. victims say she was sexually assaulted at an unsupervisorred house party last fall. she was drunk and unconscious when it happened. her parents call it cyber bullying at its worst. they hope the suspects will be prosecuted at the full he is. >> the family hopes they face the gravest consequences they can regardless of their age. >> they face two felonies and one misdemeanor each. kt is following the story and will bring you more on ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> a death threat prompted a school to lock doors and cancel classes. investigators are trying to determine if it was a hoax or threat. >> this morning the principal of the high school stood outside the locked gates of the campus with the school board president and police letting people know there would be no school. parsons said she wouldn't have fel
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Apr 15, 2013 7:00am PDT
-- construction project. >>> gunfire in the south bay. ktvu news was first on the scene of this suspected gang- related attack. >>> overnight rain. that's gone. here comes the colder air and the wind picking up again. it's time for "mornings on 2." >>> good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm pam cook. tori campbell is off. it's monday. april 15th. >>> a man is undergoing a medical evaluation after responding to a berkeley call. we're live on dwight way with alex savidge. >> reporter: police are still trying to sort through why this took place. this was an emergency medical call that for whatever reason turned violent. one berkeley firefighter grazed by a bullet when a man who lives in this house across the street started firing shots at firefighters. this is on the 1200 block of dwight way near san pablo. that firefighter was on the scene and didn't have to go to the hospital. police tell us the shooter is an 88-year-old man. this is video as he was taken away by paramedics for a mental evaluation. there were as many as five berkeley firefighters around 1:45 respo
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Apr 15, 2013 7:00pm PDT
was anchoring the ktvu news when those boems went off. she's been monitoring the feeds and now joins us. >> the fbi just announced this hour it is taking the lead in this investigation. they are not confirming, though, whether there is a person of interest being questioned, which has been reported by several news organization today. also new, we have learned that some boston-area doctors say that they have pulled shrapnel and ball bearings out of some of the victims who were caught in this terrible attack. >> two blasts turned the boston marathon's finish line into a scene of chaos and panic. the bombs about 550 feet and seconds apart near a line of international flags were so powerful they shattered nearby windows and knocked nearby spectators and runners off their feet. witnesses saw people on the ground crying for help, many who lost limbs. >> it was horrible. the scene that you saw, it was freaking horrible. we are all trying to put pressure on all the wounds for everybody, tourniquets and whatever we could do. >> emergency responders swarmed in rushing to help the injured and ge
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Apr 19, 2013 4:30am PDT
everything that is happening in boston by going to our website ktvu.com or mobile ktvu. you can also follow us on twitter and facebook. >>> we do have new information regarding the death toll in the texas plant explosion. a candle light vigil was held last night at a church in the small town of west texas. a chaplain says the prayers and hymns honored the emergency responders who died when that fertilizer explosion happened on wednesday night. 17 people were killed and that includes a dozen firefighters. >> we knew it was going to explode but we didn't think it was going to be that bad. >> it all went black for two or three seconds. >> a fire marshal says rescue crews have been focused on finding those buried in the rubble. >>> a town hall meeting will be held tonight over a deadly police shooting in san francisco. police say they shot and killed 60-year-old dale wilkerson on wednesday night because he had a weapon. yesterday the police commissioner said wilkerson would still be alive if police used tasers instead. police chief greg suhr -- tonight's meeting is at 5:00 in downtown hi
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Apr 11, 2013 12:00pm PDT
. they will find out later this year. live in san francisco, sal castanedo, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a san francisco redevelopment deal worth almost $2 billion has reportedly fallen through. the agreement was between china development corporation and len arcorporation. it would -- lenar corporation. it would have brought 1200 homes to the naval shipyard and high-rise buildings to treasure lie nd -- island. ed lee is taking a positive spin on the state of the redevelopment plan. >> i don't think it's fueling apart. i just think we don't have the funding yet from the sources that we had previously wanted to have. >> according to the chronicle, the deal collapsed because of unresolved tax issues and demands by the chinese for more control of the project. now, this news comes one day after the city of oakland unveiled a major development project for the city's waterfront funded in part by a chinese investment group. the project would be located at brookline basin, a 65-acre piece of land along the estuary of jack london square. the chinese group is putting up $1.5 billion for the de
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Apr 15, 2013 12:00pm PDT
we will have much more on this story coming up at 5:00 and 6:00, this is janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you janine. you can watch the entire newscast and we will have more coming up on ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> you know it is very windy out there and the bay area is under a wind advisory and is expected to last all day. tara moriarty is live at treasure island, how are things right now? >> actually it is not too bad and we know that wind advisory kicked in about an hour ago. at golden gate bridge, it is a lot choppier and this wind advisory is expected to last until 9:00 tonight. the boats have not left the dock and this has been the case for more than a week. we spoke to one wholesaler who said it's not unusual for springtime and it is a catch 22. but the winds turn up the ocean for bumper fish in the long run. >> it helps grow plank on it and salmon -- plankton and salmon and then they eat the shrimp. >> they are getting ready to turn off the equipment early because the winds are making the conditions unsafe. construction workers say they are in the pro
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Apr 12, 2013 7:00am PDT
begin with sal. >> breaking news, crash, involving a transit bus and several other vehicles. ktvu's claudine wong is on the scene as we look at live pictures from newschopper2. they are working hard to clear the lanes. looks like one of the paramedic vehicle is just leaving -- vehicles is just leaving. let's go to claudine? >> reporter: five cars were involved. you can see multiple tow trucks out here trying to get these cars out of the way. pretty decent damage to the back of at least several cars that we've seen. the vta bus is actually up in front of that tow truck that you are looking at right now. now, i've talked to the chp about what happened and a witness out here who also stopped after this all happened. he says it all started with one car who rear ended another and then fell out of the car for some reason and that car drifted across the lanes and that's when all of these multiple collisions happened. here's the witness who pulled over describing what happened -- >> someone got rear ended here. the car was still guest in drive, i guess, hit the barrier, continued to cross t
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